Forum discussion tagged with Transfer.
  1. sonama870

    Question Question about migrating to a new windows 10 pc

    I have a pc with windows 10 and am currently building a new pc which will also use windows 10. I've heard its best to do a fresh install of windows on a new build but i really want my program installations, settings, save files, etc. On my new build with minimal fuss. My internet isn't great so...
  2. Y

    Question How to retrieve data from internal SSD (ADATA AXNS381E-128GM-B)?

    Hey everyone, I recently encountered an issue with my old laptop, which seems to have a problem with either the graphics card or the motherboard. In order to retrieve my data, I removed the ADATA XNS381E-128GM-B SSD that contained all my files, including Windows. Now, I'm attempting to...
  3. S

    Question Moving OS from old M.2 to new M.2

    I have a motherboard with one M.2 slot, which has Windows 10 and a few other programs on it. I bought a larger M.2. How would I get the OS to the new M.2 since I only have 1 slot?
  4. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] How to Transfer Large Amount of Data When Upgrading Capacity

    Hi All, I recently asked a storage question on the forums related to one of my 4 HDDs (in a RAID 5 array) having some uncorrectable sectors after power loss, and subsequently, needing to replace it. I will more than likely be taking the opportunity to upgrade the storage capacity of the array...
  5. S

    Question MSIAfterburner -Is it safe to transfer MSIAfterburner.cfg to another laptop with a different GPU?

    When backing up MSIAfterburner files, is it a bad idea to transfer your MSIAfterburner.cfg and Profile.cfg files which had previous undervolt settings to a new laptop with a different GPU? Will the undervolt settings not apply because it detects a new GPU? What if this GPU was the same exact...
  6. S

    Question Slow Data Transfer Speeds

    Hi, I've bought two pro grade v90 sd cards and their dual sd slot reader(USB 3.2 gen 2 reader) and I have a dedicated USB 3.1 and type C PCIe card (Vantec 2-Port USB 3.1 Gen II Type-A/C PCIe Host Card). Yet I am seeing speeds of 42mb/sec. Can you please help me with this bottle neck?
  7. StarGuy96

    Question How do you change what drive things are installed on after reinstalling Windows?

    Hey fellas, so recently I finally undertook the task of reinstalling Windows 10 Pro on another drive, specifically a Samsung 970 EVO M.2 NVMe 250 GB SSD. I've been planning to do this for a while, since I've had Windows 10 on an old 1 TB HDD for the longest time I wanted to have faster boot...
  8. wooziefub

    Question Fastest way to transfer files from pc to pc

    Hey, i've got a question. I really need to transfer 200GB of data from one pc to another, and was thinking what would be the fastest way to do that. I thought about transfering through an app like teamviewer or just straight up transfer via LAN, but would that be fast? Thank you!
  9. J

    Question USB3 Data transfer throttling to 40mbps?!

    Hey everyone, Please help! This issue only seems to affect USBA-C cables. Its the change from A-C or C-A which is the issue. So this is on multiple windows 10 machines (a desktop and laptop), same issue. I have tried transferring from/to SSD drives, CFExpress cards, internal Nvme drives...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] itunes to spotify transfer

    if i transfer all of the songs from itunes to spotify will those songs that were transferred be accessible on every device i have my spotify account logged into?
  11. Rafael_VGA

    Question Why my HDD performs better on a docking station rather than directly on motherboard SATA?

    It's been a while since I've noticed some of my internal HDDs are not performing as well as I think they should. I've decided to copy the same set of files to the same HDD on clean boot: once directly on my mobo SATA and once on my USB docking station. On the docking station the whole transfer...
  12. T

    [SOLVED] Why is the 'documents' folder on my computer stored on my HDD (D drive) rather than my local disk (C drive)?

    Hi, I noticed that the quick access folders for documents, pictures, downloads, videos etc are all located on my HDD drive (for storage) rather than my OS drive. Does this mean I still have old windows components (files and folders) on my HDD (I used this for my OS before I bought an SSD. I...
  13. J

    [SOLVED] How to transfer Windows and should you partition SDD?

    I'm sorry if this is a wrong forum but I can't google anymore. Please help me. I need explanation for dummies. I'm probably smart enough (IQ-wise) to follow detailed instructions, but I don't understand anything about how anything works. I have a 5 years old laptop with a HDD disk. I never used...
  14. F

    [SOLVED] Best way to transfer from old drives

    I have two old internal drives that I would like to transfer to a big external drive. I also have a WD external drive that died (shocking, eh?). Can I buy specialty cords and migrate the old internal drives using USB and something like Easeus? Or does it require special equipment and I should...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] Does XMP save on the memory?

    Does enabling XMP save on the memory itself? What I mean is, if I were to enable XMP on the memory and then move it to another system would XMP still be enabled? I’m sure the answer to this question is no but I want an extra opinion.
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Transferring Game To a New Drive Without Re-installing the Game

    I'm thinking of replacing my HDD with SSD. Can I first transfer my game files from old HDD to my C: drive and then install new SSD and after that copy the game files from C: drive to my new SSD? Will my game works as usual by doing like this or I need to do other process? If I need to, how do I...
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    Question Extremely Slow Speed when transfer from SSD to HDD, 10MB/s - 20 MB/s

    I get it that HDD's can bottleneck SSD's but 10 MB is too low, I tried copying to my external HDD too and it was slow too. But copying between internal HDD and external HDD is very fast, 150MB/s. When copying whole PC slows down, everything get's choppy and I can barely open chrome or even a...
  18. nickbc26

    [SOLVED] please help, my hdd wont show up

    heres the full story, i built my pc with no ssd in it, and only a hdd, and i recnetly bought the mp600 gen4 pcie corsair ssd, when i put it in my motherboard i redownloaded windows withe the windows media creation tool, i had to re download everything which was ok, but when i went to see how...
  19. A

    [SOLVED] Cloning my old computer's SSD to my new one's SSD - but with a CATCH...

    Hi there. I don't post to forums unless I've spent considerable time researching the question I have and I can't find a straight answer anywhere. So here goes. The age old question of what do you do when you buy a new computer and want to transfer EVERYTHING exactly the way it was (including...
  20. H

    Question Trying to transfer images via infrared dongle, help please

    I have an old Casio 2220 camera watch but I lost the IR transfer dongle. I did buy a generic one on Ebay but doesn't work with the camera software, the pc does not recognize the watch. I'm running a pc with XP. I'm showing the original dongle(PAD 2) that was lost and the new one from Ebay. Help...
  21. ntamas92

    [SOLVED] <HELP > Unable to reformat old HDD after cloning to m.2 SSD

    so i recently got a brand new samsung m.2 970 evo plus SSD to replace my old 7200 rpm Hdd. i sucessfully installed it into my motherboard and used Samsungs data migration to clone my hdd onto the new ssd. now here comes the problem, if i boot up the system, the bios automatically reverts to old...
  22. hazardtyme

    [SOLVED] Transferring data off a Windows 7 HDD to be used on a Windows 10 HDD

    I have an old Windows 7 computer that collects dust in the closet, but it has a bunch of old files and programs that I don't want to get rid of. My girlfriend says it's an eyesore and has to go, so I'm now tasked with getting all my precious stuff off of it. Now, I would just go through...
  23. Y

    [SOLVED] Switching from Intel to AMD CPU and keeping HDD files

    Hello everyone, I want to switch from my current intel i5 7500 to an AMD Ryzen 7 3700x soon. I've already picked out the parts so no problems there. I looked for some info online and basically everyone suggests fresh installing windows to avoid issues. I think I will do this since basically 95%...
  24. Nit Pick

    [SOLVED] Transferrring SSD and Hard Drives to a new Motherboard

    So I have a new PC build that I'm close to putting together but I would like to transfer all my hard drives from the old one to the new one. The new motherboard is: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS The old one is: ASRock Z77 Pro4 So do I need to deactivate windows 10? I have the product key written...
  25. andreitc

    [SOLVED] File transfer between SSD and HDD has SSD speed for first few seconds

    Hello, I discovered something on file transfers between storage devices and I wanted to know why this is happening (just for my curiosity) I have an SSD and a Hard Drive, both on Sata 3 standard. The SSD has about 500MB/s transfer speed and the HDD has about 50MB/s. However, when I want to...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Internal File Tranfer Bottlenecks

    Hello My problem is that I see low internal tranfer speeds between harddrives. The files vary in size, but they can be from 40 to 80 GB. The file transfers will start at maybe 170 MB/s, and then they slow down to 3-4 MB/s, sometimes 700 kb/s. And it seems to be one way sometimes. Like if I...
  27. C

    [SOLVED] completely new to a pc and im upgrading from a ssd 256gb to 1tb ssd and not sure what to do

    hey guys im anthony new to this forums and new to the pc world , i currently have a alienware r8 that i got at a good price 2nd hand its equipped with i5 9600k and a gtx 2070 blower . Now i keep reading online that i should upgrade my 256 ssd to a 1b ssd so i can run my games from my 1tb sdd...
  28. B

    [SOLVED] Move Windows from HDD to SSD

    Hello, Im looking to move Windows from my Hard drive to Solid state drive. I've read many things about this topic, however none of them are really clear when it comes to reinstalling windows on the SSD and how to remove windows from the old Hard drive. Currently I only have a 1000 gb storage...
  29. P

    [SOLVED] Using Old HDD from an Old System in a brand new Build

    Hi, so I am current using a Old AMD build with an HDD running Windows 8.1. I am current building a new Intel build and would like to use Windows 10. I bought a 2.5 inch Sata SSD for Booting, but would like my old hard drive and its data to migrate to the new system. I know drivers and OS is an...
  30. ArchieB

    [SOLVED] Moving Windows 10 SSD to another SSD

    Hi, I currently have one SSD (C drive) and one HDD (D drive) inside my PC. The SSD is only around 60GB and holds the Windows 10 operating system and a few other small files. Unsurprisingly it is completely full and I would like to move the whole C drive to a new SSD and ultimately replace the...
  31. M

    Question iphone 4s to iphone 8 transfer

    how can i transfer all my text messages that i have on my iphone 4s to my iphone 8? i'm looking to transfer every message i've send on my on iphone 4s to my iphone 8
  32. P

    [SOLVED] Switcging drives

    Hi so I am getting a gen 4 m.2 drive and have a couple questions. So currently I have 3 drives, gen 3 m.2 (smaller one) for a boot drive and software's and a game. And then a regular ssd and a hdd for other stuff. I want to do a fresh install of windows onto the new m.2. I don't want to deal...
  33. N

    [SOLVED] Slow LAN Speeds

    All I do is transfer files from pc to pc on my network. Both PC's have gigabit networking, router/moden has gigabit ports, everything connected with cat6 cables. Pretty muched followed every guide on the first page on google but to no avail. The issue is I am able to transfer files between both...
  34. V

    [SOLVED] Transferring SSD and HDDs to a new system.

    On my current gaming build, I have a 128GB SSD which holds Windows 10 64 bit and all of my program files, I also have two 1TB HDDS that store all of my games, pictures, and music. I am going to be doing a new build soon (both the new and old motherboards are/will be Intel if that matter). Can I...
  35. E

    Question windows 10 prebuilt

    Hello, I am a newbie to building pc. I bought a pre-built gaming pc and I want to use the same hard drive that came with the pre-built for building a new one for myself in the future. My question is, do I have to purchase a whole new windows 10? Or is there a way to use the windows 10 that came...
  36. I

    Question Transferring files from old PC to new one

    Hi! My parents are still using Windows 7 and their PC decided to throw in the towel after 7 or 8 years. They asked me how to transfer the files and I knew that I could plug the HDD into the new PC with an adapter and transfer the files. One thing I didn't know though was that they had four...
  37. J

    Question CAn the Internal drive from the WD elements work on another external enclosure with no problem after I used WDformatter to make it xp compatible?

    Ok so i've read that the WD mybook has onboard chip hardware encryption, which means that if you take out the HD and put it into another enclosure, you won't be able to read the disk. However, The WD elements/easystore don't have this, which means you should be able to shuc the drive and put it...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Make SSD OS boot drive instead of HDD

    Hello all! I just got a Samsung 970 Evo Plus 250gb SSD so my OS can boot faster. Im generally confused on how to transfer my boot OS, which is on my HDD, to boot from my new SSD. People have said to avoid migrating as it can underperform & loose data?... which i would want to avoid. I've...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] How to transfer between two SSDs without having them both plugged in

    Sorry if this has been posted before but I did some searching and couldn't find any answers. I recently purchased an SSD and have been using it as my primary boot drive. Unfortunately, it has started failing and I need to return it. I have to send the drive in for return before I will receive...
  40. T

    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...